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Ben Railton on the Freeman and Walker Cases

Professor Ben Railton shares the stories of Elizabeth Freeman and Quock Walker, two enslaved people who successfully sued for their freedom in the early years of the American republic.
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  • Democracy & Civic Engagement

Ben Railton on the Freeman and Walker Cases

Ben Railton on the Freeman and Walker Cases

Professor Ben Railton shares the stories of Elizabeth Freeman and Quock Walker, two enslaved people who successfully sued for their freedom in the early years of the American republic.

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